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Your Voice, Your Vote: A Breakdown of Measure 105

Measure 105 would repeal Oregon's Sanctuary State Law.

Posted: Oct 24, 2018 7:47 AM
Updated: Oct 24, 2018 10:18 AM

SALEM, Ore. -- Sanctuary states have become one of the most controversial immigration topics.

A sanctuary state is a state whose local government limit their cooperation with the national government's effort to enforce immigration law.

If Measure 105 passes, it would repeal the sanctuary law that was passed in 1987, which made Oregon the first sanctuary state in the nation.

According to Ballotpedia, the law was passed in response to racial profiling of immigrants by local, state,and federal law enforcement working together.

The Repeal Oregon Sanctuary Law Committee (ROSLC), Federation for American Immigration Reform (FAIR) and Oregonians for Immigration Reform have shown their support for the measure.

Stop Oregon Sanctuaries argued that "Illegal aliens can and do harm the American citizens to whom Oregon owes its foremost responsibility. For this reason, enforcement of U.S. immigration law is central to the duties of Oregon's police departments and sheriff's offices. Sign Initiative Petition 22 to help give Oregonians the chance to repeal ORS 181A.820 -- and to free Oregon law enforcement to better protect Oregonians from criminal aliens."

Oregonians United Against Profiling, Oregonians for Sanctuary, and Defend Oregon oppose the measure.

Organizations like the ACLU, Oregon Education Association, and National Immigration Law Center dontated towards opposition of the measure.

Three Republican members of the Oregon House of Representatives filed the proposal with the secretary of state's office last year.

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